One of the Greatest Weapons in the Miltary’s Arsenal was Useless Without the Head space and Timing Gauge. Veterans Can Be Rendered Inoperable if their Headspace and Timing is Not Set Correctly As Well.

Mental Health from a Combat Veteran Perspective

Amazing Things Happened for Veterans on LinkedIn This Week

Amazing Things Happened for Veterans on LinkedIn This Week

One mantra that many great leaders held to be true is, “never forget where you came from.” Sometimes that happened…sometimes leaders fell prey to the “Three P’s” of Power, Perks, and Privilege, as honestly described by CSM(R) J. D. Pendry in his outstanding guide for Noncommissioned Officers, the Three Meter Zone. Sometimes we, as leaders, forgotRead more about Amazing Things Happened for Veterans on LinkedIn This Week[…]

Never Underestimate the Power of the LGOP

Never Underestimate the Power of the LGOP

As I was listening to Jay Knight’s podcast, Veteranology, and the outstanding interview with Command Sergeant Major (Retired) Wayne Robinson, a phrase that succinctly describes the uniqueness of a veteran’s mindset popped into my mind: LGOP. CSM(R) Robinson was speaking about how veterans have experience with decentralized decision making: today’s veterans are trained to makeRead more about Never Underestimate the Power of the LGOP[…]

Through the Other Side of the Valley of Death: Veterans and Posttraumatic Growth

Through the Other Side of the Valley of Death: Veterans and Posttraumatic Growth

There has been much discussion of the adverse effects on exposure to trauma and combat by veterans, and rightly so. In an all-volunteer force, citizens join the military of their own free will, with varying degrees of understanding about what they may face. Sometimes, the reality of what happens in combat does not match whatRead more about Through the Other Side of the Valley of Death: Veterans and Posttraumatic Growth[…]